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Iris Clever



Contact Information

Email    irisclever@ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

History of science and Medicine

Research

My project focuses on anthropometric research in the early twentieth century and its deployment for racial classification. I am interested in anthropometric practices, its techniques and materialities, conflicts over standardization, and the encounter between scientists and their subjects of research.

Publications

I. Clever and W.G. Ruberg, \Beyond Cultural History? The Material Turn, Praxiography, and Body History,\" Humanities 3 (2014) 546-566."

Advisors

Dr. Soraya de Chadarevian

Degrees

MA in Modern History, Utrecht University, 2013; BA in Cultural History, Utrecht University, 2011